A parking warden at the Railway Station car park.

The cost of parking

Motorists in Marlborough forked out nearly $1.2 million on parking last year, a new report shows.

In full flight, virtually video

Argosy owner Paul Davidson, left, and former captain Allan Graham outside the Argosy at Woodbourne.

The only thing they can't simulate are your ears popping.

Pair charged with criminal neglect

They were caregivers for the victim, a child aged under 18.

Rogue vineyard contractors

Immigration Minister says employment breaches could result in sanctions against overseas recruitment.

Meth case delayed by police

Judge and lawyers concerned as police take months to disclose evidence.

Candidates have their say

In the lead-up to the local body elections we asked council candidate Cynthia Brooks to talk about her vision for Marlborough 

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We're a happy bunch

New survey shows people are happy with the region's rural firefighting. Kenepuru rural firefighters, from left, Stefan ...

1:19 PM  But some residents feel the council does too much behind closed doors.

Love in a bleak place

Michael Fassbender wanted no part of filming on an isolated NZ coast, but then he felt the light of love.

Trade plans for next Easter

Horses for courses gallery video


MacDonald ready for the step up

Head coach Leon MacDonald stresses a point at a Tasman Makos training.

In a rugby sense, it was the easiest decision in the world.

MacKenzie takes time out after Olympic bid

Sophie MacKenzie, right, and Julia Edward after the Olympic lightweight double sculls final in Rio.

After living life in the fast lane for the past four years, Sophie MacKenzie is taking plenty of time over a decision on her rowing future.

School teams on a roll

Marlborough Boys' College striker Alex Connor-McClean, left, has been on a goal-scoring streak in Tauranga.

The high success rate continued for four Marlborough college sporting teams in action across the country on Tuesday.

SMOG book netball semifinal spot

SMOG HRC player Donna Ryan, pictured in an earlier match, had a top game against Pelorus on Tuesday night.

 The fourth semifinalist for the Marlborough premier netball play-offs has been found.

MacDonald walks into Crusaders gig

Former All Blacks and Crusaders fullback Leon MacDonald will work under new Crusaders coach Scott Robertson for the next ...

Leon MacDonald will continue to coach Tasman next year, despite being appointed as an assistant coach for the Crusaders.


OPINION: Passing the buck on shop trading

Crowds at last year's Classic Fighters Airshow in Blenheim, held over the Easter holidays.

OPINION: The only rational position is to allow retailers to open, or close, on any day they wish.

Beginning of the end?

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Minister of Education, Patricia Hekia Parata meets with Horowhenua school ...

How the education minister ensure the checks and balances are sufficiently robust ?

Letters to the editor


Correspondents write about fallen soldiers, Seddon water, the Marlborough Environment Plan, littering and euthanasia,

Letters to the editor

030712 News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Timaru Herald. 8 Letters were sent and received the next day.

- postal post ...

Correspondents write about the Marlborough mayoral race, New Zealand's predator-free plan and intolerance.

MP's report

Marlborough and North Canterbury have had very little rainfall in the past two years. In June, Government extended the ...

COLUMN: I'm sure it will come as no surprise to most people that weather statistics indicate we have had an exceptionally warm winter this year.


Coast pins hopes on rubbish

The Holcim Cement Works at Cape Foulwind Westport, which is now closed.

Planned $250m plant in Westport would turn waste from around the South Island into electricity.

Rogue vineyard contractors

Touring seasonal worker accommodation are, from left, Hortus operations manager Rob Slatter, Hortus owner Aaron Jay, ...

Immigration Minister says employment breaches could result in sanctions against overseas recruitment.

Trade plans for next Easter

Crowds at the 2015 Omaka Classic Fighters Airshow, held over the Easter weekend.

Less than a week after the legislation passed, Marlborough is working on a policy to allow Easter Sunday shopping.

Argosy in full flight, virtually video

Argosy owner Paul Davidson, left, and former captain Allan Graham outside the Argosy at Woodbourne.

The only thing they can't simulate are your ears popping.

Horses for courses gallery video

Redwood, left, with groom Delphine Pasquier and 5-year-old eventer Fudgette​.

With three broken ribs, farrier carried on because "you don't get paid for shoeing three feet".

Your Marlborough

Fluffy cat down to eight lives

Pixie suffered extensive injuries in the fire and was cared for by staff at the Springlands Veterinary Centre.

Russian Blue cats have a dense double coat, which may have shielded her from the heat of the fire.

Shipshape playhouse impresses judges

Designers, from left, Carl Moorehead, Jack McDonald, Miguel Tanongon, Frank Schultz, Tom Foley, Justin McKnight and ...

A playhouse modelled on Marlborough's Interislander ferries has left the competition in its wake.

Chance to chip in

Restoration work is being done at Ronga Scenic Reserve in the Rai Valley.

COLUMN: Department of Conservation community ranger Clare Moore talks about restoration work at the Ronga Scenic Reserve.

Kaikoura student aiming high

Kaikoura High School Year 12 student Jack Cotter is trying to raise enough money to go to Nepal next year, but more ...

Kaikoura student sets up legacy for others.

Happy trapping

Jennie Easton is happy to have a predator trap in her Marlborough Sounds garden.

Free workshop to get residents comfortable taking predator-free campaign into their back gardens.

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